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The Point Nepean Directional Waverider lies about 2.94 km (1.59 nautical miles) off the coast of Victoria in the Tasman Sea which is part of the South Pacific Ocean (show Victoria on map).
A waverider is a device deployed at sea for wave height measurement. It is typically a bouy which floats on the surface of the water and is anchored to the sea bed.They can provide a focal point for the aggregation of certain pelagic fish species in the warmer months. In particular, Dolphinfish or Mahi Mahi (Coryphaena hippurus) are particularly well known as being attracted to them and to fish attracting devices (FADs).
In the near vicinity of the Point Nepean Directional Waverider the water depth ranges from about 28.2 to 20.6 metres deep (about 11.3 to 15.4 fathoms / 67.6 to 92.5 feet).
The nearest Australian towns, villages or cities to the Point Nepean Directional Waverider are the town of Queenscliff (show me), the village of St Andrews Beach (show me) and the town of St Leonards (show me).
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